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Meru County MYWO Chairlady, Mary Kanana Nteere addressing the media. She said they had arrested FGM perpetrators.

FGM still rampant

By John Majau.

Meru County is in the spot Light after it was established that Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) is secretly being practiced.
The circumcisers and the parents of the girls have come up with innovative ways of avoiding being nabbed by the provincial administration.
The Meru County Maendeleo Ya Wanawake Organisation Chairperson, Kanana Nteere who raised the alarm said the practice is rampart in the Nyambene region which is composed of Tigania and Igembe sub tribes and parts of the North Imenti Constituency including the Majengo and Mjini slums located within Meru town.
Speaking in Meru town Nteere said the organisation in conjunction with other relevant stakeholders have assisted in the arrest and prosecution of some suspects among the parents of the affected girls, guardians and the circumcisers.

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